Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Volunteer
Town/City:
Canvey Island
Salary Details:
0
30 Nov 2022
Hours Per Week:
0

Job Advert

We support a lady in her late thirties she has two guinea pigs that she sees as 'her boys'.  Her interests include cooking (she is a member of slimming world and is following their weight loss programme). She loves going to the cinema and her favourite films are Marvel 

She is a fan of shows and musical theatre and would like to share this interest with someone who likes the same as her. and likes to go to the cinema.

There is a cinema on Canvey Island that she enjoys going to, but her housemate does not have the same taste in films.  To have someone to accompany her to the cinema would be very valuable. 

2 references will be required by all successful applicants.

Mencap are strongly encouraging all our colleagues to have the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to help protect each other and the people we support.  This is becoming increasingly important as evidence is starting to grow that the vaccine could help stop the spread of the virus, as well as protecting the person vaccinated from getting very ill. In addition, you maybe asked to take a lateral flow test or wear PPE when you volunteer. 

For more information please read the volunteer role profile.

To apply, you will first need to register to use the Mencap recruitment system.  Once logged in, you will then need to click the "apply" button, and fill in our 1 page application form.

Alternatively, you can apply by downloading and filling in the form from the "Additional Information" button at the bottom of the page email your completed form to [email protected] so it can be processed.

  

Benefits

          Relevant training
  • Induction to the service and volunteer role
  • A settling in period to make sure this is the right role for me
  • To feel fully supported in your role
  • Agreed out-of-pocket expenses to be reimbursed (e.g. travel)
  • The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a diverse team
  • The opportunity to learn new skills
  • To feel appreciated and valued for my contribution
  • Ongoing support from Volunteer Services Coordinator and Service Manager

About Mencap

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. We want to see a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

 

We are determined to achieve this by changing attitudes, providing services and influencing those who can help us change the lives of people with a learning disability.

For more information about what is a learning disability click here
 
Volunteering with Mencap is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, whilst having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team.

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